[dns-operations] TLD(s) for private use

Jim Reid jim at rfc1035.com
Wed Sep 6 10:18:56 UTC 2017

> On 6 Sep 2017, at 10:28, James Stevens <James.Stevens at jrcs.co.uk> wrote:
> Apart from those in RFC-6761, is there any TLD, or format of TLD, that can be used for private use that is guaranteed never to be allocated?


There's just no way of knowing for sure what names IETF might one day add to a reserved list. Or what TLD strings will or won't get created by ICANN. If you are able to do that, your talents could be put to better use buying winning lottery tickets in advance.

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